Security Camera Recommendations

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DVR Recommendations

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Camera Resolution Comparisons



qCIF Resolution (mobile) - 176 x 120 Pixels CGA Resolution - 320 x 200 Pixels QVGA Resolution - 320 x 240 Pixels CIF Resolution (NTSC) - 352 x 240 Pixels CIF Resolution (PAL) - 352 x 288 Pixels VGA Resolution - 640 x 480 Pixels D1 Resolution (NTSC) - 704 x 480 Pixels D1 Resolution (PAL) - 704 [...]

Recommeded NVR Computers

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Recommended IP Cameras

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IP vs Analog Security Cameras


Analog security CCTV (Closed-circuit television ) cameras have a sensor which captures the video images and send them to a DVR (Digital Video Recorder) . The recorded video image is limited by both the camera and the DVR.  Most Analog DVR’s will capture video up to a maximum of D1 resolution which is 704 (horizontal [...]

MURS Walkie Talkies and Sensors

MURS Sensor

MURS Technology is a long range radio frequency with long range communication. The sender and receiver do not need line of sight and the signal can communicate across mountainous communities for a few km distance. The Dakota alert products have real life ranges between ¾ km to 3 km in my testing and I only [...]

The Pigeon Drop

This con is a reliable old favorite amongst grifters. Pigeons or marks are offered a large sum of money to take hold of if they invest a little of their own to secure confidence. The con artist than swaps the combined total for a worthless package while keeping the real cash. This scam works so [...]

Grifters Toolbag

Grifters or con artists have a wide selection of psychological techniques which can be utilized to swindle the fruits of your hard day’s labor.  Unlike ordinary thieves confidence tricksters employ complex psychological manipulations to exploit weaknesses found within us all. Below is comprehensive list of various techniques cons use to make you their next victim. [...]

Advanced Fee Fraud

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This confidence trick has its origins starting in the 16th century where the hustler tells their victim they are in correspondence with a person of great wealth falsely imprisoned in Spain. Due to the sensitivity of the matter the prisoner must rely on a friend to raise funds with an emphasis in secrecy to avoid [...]